WidgetMesh Coordinator/Gateway Device

The WidgetMesh network development for the Widgets is now underway, the last couple of days I’ve been learning how everything fits together in Contiki OS, as far as drivers go and how they communicate with the upper stacks, lots of looking through existing code. I now have a reasonable idea of how things should work and how I need to write my driver.
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PCBs Finally Underway

PCB designs were finally sent off to Gold Phoenix yesterday, a bit of a delay as I had been wanting to complete a couple of other designs to fill up the panel before sending off.  Three different designs, Strobit RFM12B core, Experimental 2.4Ghz core and a prototype personality (think arduino prototype type shield) have now been merged using gerber merge into a 10” x 14.5” panel.  Hopefully they should be back early next week.

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Strobit early public release

The Eagle PCB design files are now available for download from the Strobit Project Page.  Constructive feedback is appreciated.  Please treat these as an early alpha release, the PCB has not yet been verified.

I have also released the design files for a blank personality board, this can be used as a starting point for any future boards.

I will shortly have an early release of the Basic Strobist Personality board online.